Is Microservices Just A New Marketing Term?

For a recent article on TechTarget.com, I was interviewed for my thoughts on microservices, a new term in our world. Here is what I said (the full quote): Microservices is a great way to decouple an application for faster modernization, improved functionality and better performance, but done incorrectly or without proper architectural understanding, teams can … Continue reading Is Microservices Just A New Marketing Term?

Presenting Code Samples with a Dark Theme… Please Don’t!

For all of you who code using apps like Visual Studio or VS Code, please don’t present code in a meeting or conference session using a dark theme! I know I am going to get a lot of push back from this statement but let me explain why (please keep reading). Living with Colorblindness I … Continue reading Presenting Code Samples with a Dark Theme… Please Don’t!

dotNetTips.Utility Dev App

Today I am announcing my new app called dotNetTips.Utility Dev App. With this app I combined my previous dev cleaner and dev backup apps into one with more features coming soon. Clean Visual Studio & SQL Server Temp and Cached Files This feature will quickly remove temporary and cached files created by Visual Studio and … Continue reading dotNetTips.Utility Dev App

dotNetDave Rocks India (2018)

I'm very excited to speak at the C# Corner Conference this year on April 13th-15th with other great speakers like Mads Torgersen, Magnus Martensson and the #1 Indian speaker Pinal Dave. I had an awesome time last year and meet hundreds of awesome developers in India. I cant wait to see everyone and enjoy some … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks India (2018)

My Workflow Before I Submit Code Changes

For many years when speaking at conferences, I have shared my workflow on what I do before I submit code changes to source control. This article will explain it more in detail. I share this workflow because it makes sure that I rarely get bug tickets from quality assurance and hopefully it will for you … Continue reading My Workflow Before I Submit Code Changes